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11 October 2017

Cost of comfy retirement unattainable for many

More than 80 per cent of Gen X and Y Australians won't be able to afford a comfortable retirement, according to research undertaken by Griffith University.

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30 June 2017

Aussie retirement on agenda at symposium

It’s easy to joke about retiring in luxury - sooner, rather than later - but the reality of post work life is much more complex.

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18 April 2016
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19 June 2014
GBS Pro Vice Chancellor, Professor Michael Powell joined by Mr Jeremy Cooper, Ms Danielle Press and Professor Michael E. Drew at the GCPFS launch.

Centre grapples with funding retirement

The launch of Griffith’s Centre for Personal Finance and Superannuation (GCPFS) comes at a time when Australians are weighing up the potential implications of the country’s newly established retirement age of 70.

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2 December 2008

Investing against poverty in retirement

One of the most popular superannuation investment strategies is badly flawed according to a Griffith University finance expert. Griffith University...

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12 December 2023
Australian money

The floating Australian dollar

The 40th anniversary of the floating of the Australian dollar on December 12, 2023, marks a pivotal moment in Australia's economic history. Transitioning from a pegged to a flexible exchange rate in 1983, the journey showcases Australia's economic adaptability, facilitated by a floating exchange rate system, poised to guide the nation towards sustained growth and stability on the global stage.

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24 April 2023

Making grand friends an intergenerational imperative 

Griffith University is leading the charge on evidence-based intergenerational practice in Australia, celebrating the mutual benefits of uniting young and...

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6 April 2023
MRI of a patient's head close-up

What it’s like to live with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's Disease is considered the fastest growing neurological disorder in the world. It is a complex condition with no known cure. Despite the availability of some treatments to alleviate symptoms, the disease still presents a significant burden for patients and their families. On this World Parkinson’s Day we share the personal stories of Professor Elizabeth Kendall in solidarity and support of those who are suffering and caring for those who are battling this disease. And researcher’s like Professor George Mellick who are committed to improving the lives of those suffering from it.

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7 March 2023
Gold colored piggy bank

Superannuation: The rules of the game keep changing

Considerable recent attention has been drawn towards Australia's superannuation system, and the potential need for legislative and regulatory amendments. Australian Treasurer Dr Jim Chalmers wants to limit concessions and benefits to taxpayers with over $3 million in superannuation funds. Professor Rob Bianchi takes a look at the impacts and implications of these likely changes.

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20 February 2023
Australia seen from space

A Theory of Place

Griffith University's Chancellor Andrew Fraser asks us to consider our our provenance. He asks us about place, posits questions of patriotism, of people with a fidelity, about loyalty, connection of place, and of belonging.

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